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Recruitment partner icon Recruitment Partner


Reference number: 11772

Location icon Wolverhampton, Walsall, Dudley, West Bromwich, Birmingham
Job contract type Full Time (Permanent)
Salary icon £20-25K - 25 Days + Bank Hols, extensive training and progression opportunities
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Company activities icon Manufacturing, Engineering
Deadline icon 31/07/2022

Main responsibilities

Job Overview:  Our client, a market-leading engineering company, has retained our services to search for An Estimator to join their team. This is an exciting time to join an established and expanding business.


  • The role of Estimator will appeal to press shop personnel, machinists, welders and fabricators who are looking to make the step into an office-based engineering role.
  • As Estimator, you will be responsible for formulating quotations via computer automated designs and drawings.
  • This is a varied role with opportunities to add value to the company’s growth.


  • In the role of Estimator, you will be responsible for the formulation of quotations based on CAD and drawings
  • As Estimator, you will be required to create an estimate by looking at CAD drawings and creating a costing for each component.
  • Estimating what tonnage range each press will need to go to.
  • Establishing which materials are required for each press.
  • Estimating the timeframe for the entire process.
  • Planning how and when the finished products will be delivered
  • Communicating across various departments within the business.
  • Liaising with customers

Qualifications/experience required

Experience Requirements:

  • Press tool knowledge is desirable
  • Estimating experience desirable
  • Knowledge of CAD drawings is desirable
  • Knowledge of how to formulate a cost estimate
  • Pressers, Welders and Fabricators encouraged to apply
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Professional manner


Key Words: “Estimator” “Cost Estimator” “Quotations Specialist” “Fabricator” “Welder” “Press Tool Estimator” “Costing Estimator”


Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we will only contact successful applications. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK

Sierra 57 Consult –

Technical Engineering & Manufacturing Recruitment Specialist – Plastics & Packaging

“Sierra 57 Consult Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. In compliance with the new regulations (April 2004) in place under the Employment Agencies Act, Sierra 57 Consult will require proof of identification. A current copy of a passport, driving licence, ID card or NI card will be required as part of the registration process. Email and faxed copies are acceptable”.

Sierra 57 Consult has been designed to project manage the mechanics of all aspects concerning the recruitment processes, implementing a simple and succinct method for targeting and introducing bona fide and skilled candidates to reputable clients and potential employers.

If this advertised position does not interest you, please consider our other opportunities by sending your updated CV outlining your achievements and your personal requisites, ie salary, location, job roles.

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